Built about five years after the Augusta Canal in 1850, the Rae’s Creek Aqueduct was the solution to the issue of getting the canal across Rae’s Creek. Constructed by Italian stone masons, the aqueduct has the sense of permanence associated with castle ruins found overseas. Aqueduct Park, located near the Lake Olmstead Trailhead, offers more than just impressive masonry; it’s also a spot used by ...

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